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  1. Setting the tone: The music spine surgeons listen to in the OR

    Music is an important part of people's daily lives, and for surgeons the right playlist can help set the grounds for a confident, successful surgery.
  2. OnPoint Surgical's AR spine system outperforms major systems, studies find

    Two separate presentations held at the 2023 Congress of Neurological Surgeons have vouched for the effectiveness of OnPoint Surgical's augmented reality and artificial intelligence platforms for use in spine, neurosurgical, orthopedic and robotic procedures. 
  3. 10 spine surgeons younger than 45 to know

    Here are 10 early-career spine surgeons making news:

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  1. Are insurance companies determining the future of orthopedics?

    As the orthopedic industry continues to innovate with new robotic, 3D-printed and GPS-guided navigation options, physicians are concerned that insurance companies won't be open to covering new care options. 
  2. Tenon Medical expands physician use of instrument kit for SI joint fusion system

    Medical device company Tenon Medical has expanded its use of the JIB instrument kit for the company's Catamaran SI joint fusion system. 
  3. MarinHealth launches spine institute

    Greenbrae, Calif.-based Marin Health opened the MarinHealth Spine Institute, according to a Sept. 13 news release.
  4. The advice orthopedists would give their younger selves

    In an evolving field, physicians are faced with seemingly endless challenges, opportunities and decisions every day. Though the industry is constantly changing, there are some things that perhaps are best learned through experience. 

Maximizing ASC Performance in Orthopedics and Beyond through New Technologies and KPIs

It's time to level up your ASC. Learn how to use technology and KPIs to elevate your surgery center here.
  1. The best orthopedic hospitals in Utah for 3+ years in a row

    Every year, Healthgrades releases a list of the 100 best hospitals for orthopedic surgery in the U.S. Two hospitals in Utah made the rankings in 2021, 2022 and 2023. 
  2. Here's who provides care for the 10 highest-paid NFL players

    Lamar Jackson, quarterback for the Baltimore Ravens, has been named the highest paid NFL player of 2023, with an $81.5 million contract, according to a Sept. 10 report from Forbes. 
  3. Idaho court sides with woman fired from spine practice

    An Idaho court struck down a neurosurgery practice's request for a new trial related to a wrongful termination verdict handed down in September 2022.
  4. What the NuVasive, Globus merger means for spine tech

    Globus Medical and NuVasive's merger made waves in the spine industry. Now that the deal has closed, spine surgeons and investors are awaiting the company's next steps.
  1. Aurora Spine launches minimally invasive SI joint system

    Aurora Spine launched its SiLO TFX minimally invasive sacroiliac joint fixation system, the devicemaker said Sept. 13. 
  2. ChatGPT diagnosis spinal condition missed by 17 specialists

    ChatGPT spotted and diagnosed a pediatric patient's tethered cord syndrome that was missed by 17 specialists, People reported Sept. 12.
  3. UConn Health to consolidate Brain & Spine Institute offices

    UConn Health is planning to consolidate offices at its Brain & Spine Institute in a newly constructed building in Farmington, Conn., according to a Sept. 11 report from the Hartford Business Journal. 
  4. Essentia Health adds orthopedic trauma surgeon

    Robert Bullock, DO, has joined Essentia Health-St. Mary's Medical Center, located in Duluth, Minn. 
  5. FloSpine achieves 1st 3D-printed cervical spine implantation

    FloSpine has successfully implanted the first Ti-Largo 3D printed cervical cage in partnership with the Research Park at Florida Atlantic University in Boca Raton, according to a Sept. 12 report from South Florida Hospital News.
  6. 5 places hiring spine surgeons

    Here are five places seeking spine surgeons, using LinkedIn's job search tool:
  7. Dr. Robert Burke completes 1,000th tech-assisted joint replacement

    Robert Burke, MD, has completed his 1,000th procedure using OrthAlign's technology for total hip and knee replacements. 
  8. Orthofix shares plunge amid leadership shakeup

    Orthofix's shares fell 17.1 percent Tuesday morning after the company announced that three C-suite leaders were terminated after an investigation, Market Watch reported Sept. 12.
  9. 5 places hiring orthopedic surgeons

    Here are five places hiring orthopedic surgeons, using LinkedIn's job search tool:

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